The response to the criticism of Kate Clanchy’s memoir was a moral failure on the part of white publishing—and an artistic failure too
Debut author Clare Whitfield has been awarded the Goldsboro Books Glass Bell Award 2021 for People of Abandoned Character (Head of Zeus), a fresh take on the Jack the Ripper story.
In praise of booksellers and of bookshops by Bridget Collins, author.
Nine Story Media Group has acquired a minority equity stake in Knights Of, becoming the inclusive publisher's first public investor.
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I used the term ‘sensitivity readers’ for the first time the other day, and I immediately felt angry at myself. It’s a concept (or service) that I’ve been involved in for a few years now, and yet only recently have I learned of the now well-established title of the ‘sensitivity reader’ in the publishing world. Personally, in describing the role in this way, I think we are doing it a huge disservice and inadvertently playing into the ‘snowflake’ narrative.
Andersen Press has scooped the fiction debut of Katie Cotton, group publisher at the Quarto Group.
Trapeze has triumphed in a 10-publisher auction for the debut from presenter Joe Tracini about life with Borderline Personality Disorder.
Bernardine Evaristo, Captain Sir Thomas Moore and T M Logan have won Nielsen Bestseller Awards for passing milestone sales thresholds during 2021.
The Women's Prize Trust Discoveries writing development programme is returning this year in partnership with Audible and backed by Curtis Brown.